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Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First Grade - Medical Daily


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Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First Grade
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Obesity isn't only a burden for physical health, but it spells trouble for the mind too — as early as first grade. A new study finds that severely obese children have an increased risk of being ostracized by and isolated from fellow peers, and suffer ...
As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracizedScience Daily
Study says obesity can cause depression in kidsTheHealthSite
'Fat Shaming' Begins in First GradeU.S. News & World Report
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Asthma-Free With No Hay Fever? Thank Your Older Sibling - NPR


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Asthma-Free With No Hay Fever? Thank Your Older Sibling
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Researchers have noted a positive relationship between older siblings and allergies since at least 1989, when a study following British children for 23 years found that the more older siblings a child has, the less likely she or he will be allergic to ...

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Group seeks standards to protect kids' hearts - Albany Times Union


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Group seeks standards to protect kids' hearts
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There soon may be another attempt at protection: A U.S. organization that oversees athletic equipment has proposed the first performance standard for chest protectors to reduce the risk from those blows, a step that could lead to updated gear. Nancy ...

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As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracized - Science Daily


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As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracized
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Childhood obesity has almost quadrupled among 6- to 11-year-olds since 1980. Today, approximately one in 20 children in the United States is severely obese and this public health threat costs the U.S. government billions of dollars annually. A new ...
Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First GradeMedical Daily
Study says obesity can cause depression in kidsTheHealthSite
Obese Children Prone To Depression As They Are 'Least Preferred Playmates': StudyHuffington Post India

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New study explores impact of infant feeding practices on childhood obesity risk - News-Medical.net


New study explores impact of infant feeding practices on childhood obesity risk
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Does the timing of introducing solid foods to the infant diet affect a child's risk of being obese by 6 years of age? A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed data on infant feeding practices, with a 6-year follow ...

CDC: Age at first solid foods has no effect on childhood obesity - UPI.com


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CDC: Age at first solid foods has no effect on childhood obesity
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"Given the conflicting findings from previous research about whether the early introduction of solid foods increased the chances of a child becoming obese, this important large-sample long-term study from the CDC raises this key question anew," Dr. Tom ...

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Social factors early in life influence child obesity rates - Nursing Times


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Social factors early in life influence child obesity rates
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In the first study of its kind, the researchers found that smoking during pregnancy and being overweight before becoming pregnant accounted for a sizeable proportion – around 40% – of the persistent social divide in childhood obesity rates. They ...

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Beginning Childhood Obesity Prevention During Pregnancy Improves Outcomes - DG News


Beginning Childhood Obesity Prevention During Pregnancy Improves Outcomes
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BALTIMORE, Maryland -- May 2, 2016 -- Beginning child obesity prevention during pregnancy leads to increased breastfeeding and reduced requirement of complementary foods and liquids at the age of 3 months, investigators reported here on May 1 at the ...

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A widely held belief about childhood obesity that simply isn't true - Washington Post


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A widely held belief about childhood obesity that simply isn't true
Washington Post
The study used data from the same annual survey but reached a different conclusion. Despite a widespread belief, tied at least in part to the 2014 CDC report, that childhood obesity is trending downward, it argues that the opposite is true: Childhood ...
Research shows children's sweet tooth can predict obesityThe Michigan Daily

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